Success

We are filling out time As we become space-degreed, A pressed navigation button Taking you from lesser to greater, When you finally look, At your beautiful convenient apartment In the middle of Colombo, When you start to realize, that in climbing the slope That determines success or failure, You’ve become a success, to millions of…

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Stolen Destiny

I grew up thinking that I was the black sheep of my family. I was always in my cousin Missaka’s shadow and it wasn’t easy to come near his shoe size. He was just brilliant. He, until recently, held the record for the highest number of marks obtained at the A/L examination. I on the…

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Success

Success they say is a yardstick Or perhaps even a scale To measure your social standing She is like the toothpaste That slowly comes out of a tube Rubbing against teeth, sculpting Brilliant smiles – and seemingly A smile is the truce, the armistice Between two strangers When that enamel-rich success crescent Puts a spell…

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